Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Incident Analyst was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Incident Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 366 369 377
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 9 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.053% 0.060% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.064% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 19
South East median daily rate £338 £650 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.08% +8.33% +100.00%
England median daily rate £500 £450 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +38.46% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £15.50 -
England median hourly rate £15.26 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +22.08% -7.41% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15902 15635 18500
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 93.94% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9436 9281 10868
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 786 927
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.33
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Incident Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Incident Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Incident Analyst in the South East

Incident Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Incident Analyst in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Incident Analyst in the South East

Incident Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Incident Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Incident Analyst in the South East

Incident Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Incident Analyst in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Incident Analyst in the South East

Incident Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Incident Analyst within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +12 4 £338 -
Thames Valley -7 4 £338 -51.79% 1
Surrey - 3 - -
Hampshire +6 2 £338 -43.75%
West Sussex - 1 - -
Incident Analyst
England

Incident Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Incident Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Incident Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) SLA
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
4 2 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (22.22%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (11.11%) BMC
5 1 (11.11%) Internet

Incident Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (11.11%) CMDB
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Break/Fix
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) MOM
1 1 (11.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) BMC
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy